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US is far behind in developing offshore wind power

Ekathimerini 08 Jun 2021
Europe’s head start means it has established a thriving complex of turbine manufacturing, construction ships and an experienced workforce. That’s why the United States could have to rely on European components, suppliers and ships for years ... So Dominion hired three European ships and operated them out of the Port of Halifax in Nova Scotia.
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Eighty years ago – The launch of Corvette, HMCS Moose Jaw

Moosejaw Today 07 Jun 2021
During the Second World War, the Royal Canadian Navy needed convoy escort ships and began building little Corvettes. The Navy had a tradition of naming these ships after cities.  ... The radios, one each for the forward and after crews and the officers, have been shipped to Halifax with the compliments and good wishes of the city of Moose Jaw.
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U.S. is far behind in offshore wind power

Finance & Commerce 07 Jun 2021
Europe’s head start means it has established a thriving complex of turbine manufacturing, construction ships and an experienced workforce. That’s why the United States could have to rely on European components, suppliers and ships for years ... So Dominion hired three European ships and operated them out of the Port of Halifax in Nova Scotia.
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NY Harbor welcomes a ship larger than the Empire State Building, the biggest ever to ...

Stars and Stripes 21 May 2021
NEW YORK (Tribune News Service) — The largest container ship to ever sail into New York Harbor arrived Thursday, the crowning achievement of a years-long rebuilding effort to bring the Port Authority’s seaports up to modern standards ... The approach to and berth at Elizabeth can now fit ships about 20% larger than the Marco Polo, officials said.
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Halifax breaks record after welcoming massive container ship

CBC 18 May 2021
The largest container ship to ever call on North America’s east coast has arrived in Halifax. The Marco Polo cruised into the Port of Halifax on Monday evening, after travelling from South Asia ... .
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CMA CGM Vessel Will Set Seven Records on Atlantic Seaboard

The Maritime Executive 15 May 2021
The 16,022 TEU CMA CGM Marco Polo will set a total of seven North American big ship records in 11 days. The 1,300-foot long boxship is currently crossing the Atlantic due to make its first North American call in Halifax on May 17 ... Many of the seaports have been deepening and improving their navigation channels to accommodate these ships.
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Clarins signs up to ship cargo on Neoline’s sail-powered ships

Splash24/7 14 May 2021
The pilot line, departing from Saint Nazaire – Montoir de Bretagne, will serve the ports of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Halifax and Baltimore with firstly one and then two 136 m long ships equipped with 4200 sq m of sails.
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Giant container ship Marco Polo headed for Halifax

CTV 12 May 2021
One of world's largest container ships is headed for Halifax. The Marco Polo will make its first stop on the Eastern Seaboard next week ... .
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Nova Scotia's 1st drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinic opens

CBC 10 May 2021
A drive-thru vaccination clinic built from modified shipping containers opened in Halifax Monday morning for those 50 and older who have booked appointments ... .
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The Titanic: The unforgotten stories of the four Greek passengers who perished in the shipwreck

Greek City Times 09 May 2021
The transatlantic Titanic, one of the largest ships to ever be built, and the largest ship of its time, sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, carrying 2,224 passengers and crew ... Fairview Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is the final resting place for over one hundred victims of the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
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Air force chief stands by Cyclone helicopters despite emergency landing, fatal crash

Moosejaw Today 05 May 2021
OTTAWA — The commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force says he has "full confidence" in the military's new Cyclone helicopters despite a growing number of incidents that include last year's deadly crash off the coast of Greece and an emergency landing in a Halifax park last month ... Another had a "hard landing" on a ship in February 2019.
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A piece of White House history

Belfast Telegraph 01 May 2021
Spectacular Co Down home, with a special historical link to The White House, is on the market for £675,000. Grianan on Warrenpoint Road in Rostrevor hails from the notorious ancestry of the Ross of Bladensburg family ... His body was shipped to Halifax, Nova Scotia and embalmed in a cask of rum before he was laid to rest in the Old Burying Ground ... View ... .
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Almanac: The Halifax explosion

CBS News 11 Apr 2021
On Dec. 6, 1917, an immense explosion wiped out much of the port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, killing more than 1,800 people, when a French ship carrying tons of munitions bound for the Allies during World War I exploded. Charles Osgood reports ... .
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Port of Miami receives its largest boxship CMA CGM Argentina

Seatrade Maritime News 09 Apr 2021
In September last year, the CMA CGM Brazil set the record as the largest container ship to be received at a Canadian port upon its arrival at the Halifax port ...
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